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The City of Temple is proud to announce that as of February 1, 2015 we have been using Public Purchase, a web-based eProcurement service used by many public entities throughout the nation and Texas.

Interested vendor can download solicitation information directly from the Public Purchase website, including engineered drawings and specifications. Once a plan holder for a particular bid, Public Purchase allows for real time distribution via email of any addenda associated with a solicitation.

In order to be notified of bid opportunities, you must become a registered vendor of the City of Temple through Public Purchase. There is NO COST to register as a vendor.   

The following are instructions for registration:

Register with Public Purchase (Proceed to "Register with the City of Temple" if you are already registered with Public Purchase as a result of being a vendor of another entity that uses Public Purchase):

    1.   Use link below to begin the registration process. Please note that it can take up to 24 hours for your
          account to become active.


        Please note that it is important that you carefully select all of the "classifications" that apply
        to your business as these classifications will drive who is notified regarding new bid

    2.   You will receive an email from letting you know your account is

    3.    Be sure and add this email address to your contacts to avoid the bid notification emails being sent to
           your junk folder.     

Register with the City of Temple:

    1.    Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase, log into www.publicpurchase.com

    2.    Click on the Tools tab, Click on the Agencies tab. This will take you to the agency search page. In
           the Agency Name box, type in "City of Temple".
           a.    Leave the New Agency Since box blank.
           b.    Make sure Registration Status says "ALL". 
           c.    Click on Search button, which will populate a list that will include the City of Temple, TX. Click
                  on the Register link to the far right to complete the vendor registration with the City of Temple.
           d.    If you desire to register with other entities that are clients of Public Purchase, you may desire to
                  do a general search and register with other agencies.

It is important that the second part of the registration is complete or you will not received notifications of upcoming bid opportunities from the City of Temple. It is your responsibility to keep your company's information up to date, particularly your contacts and email addresses.    

City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561